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authorDominik Brodowski <linux@dominikbrodowski.net>2005-06-30 02:58:47 -0700
committerLinus Torvalds <torvalds@ppc970.osdl.org>2005-06-30 08:45:08 -0700
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[PATCH] pcmcia: update Documentation
As the information is now exported via sysfs, there's no need for an userspace tool any longer. Signed-off-by: Dominik Brodowski <linux@dominikbrodowski.net> Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org> Signed-off-by: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@osdl.org>
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@@ -19,9 +19,8 @@ PCMCIA_DEVICE_PROD_ID1("some_string", 0x(hash_of_some_string)),
If the hash is incorrect, the kernel will inform you about this in "dmesg"
upon module initialization, and tell you of the correct hash.
-You can determine the hash of the product ID strings by running
-"pcmcia-modalias %n.%m" [%n being replaced with the socket number and %m being
-replaced with the device function] from pcmciautils. It generates a string
+You can determine the hash of the product ID strings by catting the file
+"modalias" in the sysfs directory of the PCMCIA device. It generates a string
in the following form:
pcmcia:m0149cC1ABf06pfn00fn00pa725B842DpbF1EFEE84pc0877B627pd00000000